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University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation

Oliver Vanden Eynde

Paris School of Economics

Oliver Vanden Eynde is an Associate Professor at the Paris School of Economics and a researcher at France’s National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). His research focuses on economic development, civil conflict, crime, and the role of the military in developing countries. Vanden Eynde has worked on the human capital effects of military recruitment in colonial India, the design of civil-military institutions, and the targeting strategies of insurgents in India‚Äôs Maoist conflict. His current research projects explore the relationship between crime reduction and economic growth and infrastructure development in conflict zones. He has a PhD in economics from the London School of Economics.

A headshot of Oliver Vanden Eynde.

Expertise & Interests

  • Political economy of development
  • Development economics
  • Economic history
  • Conflict
  • Civil-military institutions